Archive for the ‘Personal Development’ Category

The Measure of Success

The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it is the same problem that you had last year.’ — John Foster Dulles

Lori adds: Problems rarely just just ‘go away’, and there are opportunities to overcome them everywhere. Example: If your website was dated this year, it will be even older next year. Get it updated. Is your image out of synch with your market? Get to work on rebranding.

Don’t spend your 2013 marketing budget promoting an image that already isn’t working in 2012. 

And don’t spend your career, or your life, continuing on a path that isn’t getting you anywhere. Chart a new direction for 2013 and start taking steps to realize your true life’s work. … Lori Martinek, Branding Expert & Author,

Refuse To Fear Failure

Video: Regina Dugan: From Mach 20 Glider To …
This is a great TED video featuring Regina Dugan which underlines HOW innovation — and great change — take place. Amazing never-before-done things require that you try them. Nothing will happen until you do.

Failure is part of making amazing new things happen and it is essential to the learning process. Ask yourself: What would you attempt to do if you knew that you would not fail? Then take a moment to realize that the fear of failure is the ONLY thing that is stopping you.

Be fearless … and change your life … and our world. — Lori Martinek, Branding Expert & Author,